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[Asia, Korea - North] North Korean Diplomat Kicked Out Of Bangladesh For Smuggling Over 1 Million Cigarettes

Bangladesh has kicked out a North Korean diplomat after he was caught smuggling more than one million cigarettes as well as electronics into the country in a shipping container, Dhaka officials said today. Han Son Ik, the first secretary of the North Kor
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Aug 8, 2016 16:09
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[Korea - North] North Korea, a smokers' paradise, now urging people to quit

But this time around, the effort does have one big thing going for it: the increasingly vocal support of North Korean women, virtually none of whom smoke. Ri Yong Ok, a 57-year-old pharmacist whose heavy-smoking husband nearly died of lung cancer, is lead
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 6, 2016 14:45
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Korea - South] 'N. Korea selling counterfeit money to terrorists'

They also said the cash-strapped regime may try to expand trafficking networks in drugs, weapons, cigarettes, and counterfeit luxury goods... "I brought Marlboro cigarettes with me when I defected to Seoul and they were made in North Korea."
Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 28, 2016 20:07
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Kim's £28m fag addiction: North Korea chubby tyrant splashes cash on cigarettes and cigars

The dumpy leader ordered his minions to empty the coffers of £28million for fags from China and Singapore and £700,000 went on fine cigars and cigarillos. The 33-year-old politician also forked out £88,000 on second-hand machinery to roll rough home-grow
Daily Star (uk)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:26
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[Korea - North] Kim Jong-un caught out: Tubby leader is spotted smoking a cigarette after urging people to quit

CNN claimed Kim was photographed with the cigarette during the middle of a anti-smoking drive. In May, KCNA reported that North Korea had reduced the area of land which had been set aside to grow tobacco 'as much as possible'. The hermit sate claimed
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 10, 2016 18:19
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korean leader seen smoking again

has been spotted smoking in public for the first time in around two months, despite the country being in the middle of an official anti-smoking campaign. State media this week has been showing the country's Supreme Leader with a cigarette in his right han
BBC Online
added Jun 9, 2016 16:40
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[Korea - North] VIDEO: North Korea allows women on TV - to tell men off for SMOKING: Bizarre propaganda video features string of females urging husbands and sons to quit the habit

A North Korean anti-smoking video has featured women warning men to stop and to improve their health. It is rare for footage created by the communist state to include women so prominently. In the 40 minute public health programme called 'The Extra Qual
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2016 06:16
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Koreans told to quit smoking as Kim kicks the habit ($$)

has not been seen smoking in public for more than two months. The change coincides with a new anti-smoking campaign by his government. According to a Japanese sushi chef who worked for the Kim family during the young leader’s childhood, he took up smokin
Times Of London (uk)
added May 21, 2016 20:30
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[Asia, Korea - North] N. Korea waging nonsmoking campaign as Kim Jong-un not seen smoking in 2 months

North Korea has actively launched a nonsmoking campaign and even set up research stations across the country to get people to stop smoking, according to North Korean media reports. In a report picked up in Seoul, the North's official
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added May 19, 2016 23:24
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[Korea - North] North Korea’s anti-smoking campaign may have finally reached Kim Jong Un

There are plenty of reasons to be suspicious about the idea that the North Korean leader may have given up his beloved smokes, however. South Korean media reports on the North are often unreliable. Additionally, Kim's relationship with cigarettes goes ba
Washington Post
added May 19, 2016 23:22
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